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Iceland police investigate 4 journalists for alleged privacy breach in Samherji fishing company reporting

Berlin, March 25, 2022 — Iceland authorities must ensure that journalists are not subject to police investigations as retaliation for their work, and should drop their criminal probe into journalists who recently covered the Samherji fishing company, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. In November 2019, Iceland’s public broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV), the privately owned…

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Iceland fishing company goes ‘guerilla’ on journalists who uncovered alleged corruption

When in March of this year a neighbor alerted Helgi Seljan, an investigative reporter for Iceland’s public broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV), that she had seen someone lurking around his house, he was alarmed, he told CPJ in a video interview.  Seljan said that the neighbor recognized the alleged lurker as Jón Óttar Ólafsson, a former police…

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